BBC Media Action's work in Myanmar includes:
- The Tea Cup Diaries (La Pe' Ye Ta Kwe Ye Diari), a radio drama aiming to increase understanding and tolerance between different ethnic and religious communities.
- Radio programme Bright Young Stars (Lin Lat Kyair Sin), a youth radio show informing Myanmar's next generation and inspiring discussion and civic participation.
- Innovative media capacity building for independent journalists and the state media organisation, Myanmar Radio and Television, aiming to increase audiences’ understanding of governance issues and government transparency and accountability as Myanmar’s democratic transition continues.
- The BRACED programme, including research into people’s everyday experiences of changing weather patterns; and public service announcements showcasing simple, effective and low cost disaster preparedness techniques for rural communities.
All Myanmar projects
Yay Kyi Yar ("Towards Clearer Waters") provides information to people in Myanmar on the risks and opportunities of migrating for work, so they can make informed decisions about whether migration is right for them.
The Tea Cup Diaries (La Pe’ Ye Ta Kwe Ye Diari) aims to increase understanding and tolerance between different ethnic and religious communities through radio drama.
BBC Media Action supported Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) in its transition to public service broadcaster between 2013 and 2016.
Using media to improve communities’ ability to prepare for and respond to extreme weather and disasters in Myanmar.
BBC Media Action's daily radio programmes provided practical information for people affected by 2015 flooding in Myanmar.
Latest Myanmar publications and resources
How a radio programme inspired a group of young people in Myanmar to rebuild their village pond.
How the radio programme Bright Young Stars is inspiring young people in Myanmar.
How radio is helping young people in Myanmar speak up.
A research summary identifying a lack of awareness and discussion of the current reforms among citizens, which may prevent them making their voices heard in the process.
Research findings about the outlooks and attitudes of Myanmar's (also known as Burma) young people and the conditions under which its journalists work.